Food Security and Nutrition Implications of Intrahousehold Bias : a Review of Literature

@inproceedings{Haddad1999FoodSA,
  title={Food Security and Nutrition Implications of Intrahousehold Bias : a Review of Literature},
  author={Lawrence Haddad and Christine Pe{\~n}a and Chizuru Nishida and Agnes R. Quisumbing and Alison Slack},
  year={1999}
}
The success of development policy depends on the ability to successfully anticipate the response of individuals to changing incentives. Often, however, actual responses differ from anticipated responses. One important reason for this divergence is a poor understanding of how rights, responsibilities, and resources are allocated within institutions such as the household. The insights derived from intrahousehold research between the late 1970s and the mid-1980s on the determinants of food and… CONTINUE READING

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